skin

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skin is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
skin

Plural
skins

Human skin
  1. The outer layer of an animal or human.
    Her skin is soft.
  2. The outer layer of a fruit or vegetable; a peel.
    He ate the onion, but not the onion skin.
  3. Something that is like skin.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
skin

Third-person singular
skins

Past tense
skinned

Past participle
skinned

Present participle
skinning

  1. To remove the skin.
    He skinned the bear and froze the meat.

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